More DON Dishes to try

Sarah Todd is a Chef, Restaurateur, Mum, Masterchef Contestant (2022 & 2014), and Author. Having risen to the top of the culinary world, Sarah believes that wholesome family food is all about keeping things simple, which is exactly what she has done with these easy peasy lunch box favourites.

Ready to be enjoyed on their own or as the tasty filling in a sandwich, DON Family Sliced Meats are impossible to beat. With a large range of delicious quality hams, salamis, chicken and turkey, these meats are sure to gain the tick of approval from even the fussiest little ones.
Jerry Mai is the Owner of Bia Hoi and Pho Nom restaurants in Melbourne. Passionate about sharing the food and culture of her Vietnamese mother with the world, Jerry cooks with maximum flavour but minimum fuss. As a busy chef, she loves quality produce, fast - so this recipe for Vietnamese Lemongrass Salad is packed with zest, ready to transport you to the streets of Hanoi in no time.

Featuring DON ® Crafted Cuts Oven Roasted Pork Loin, this dish brings out the best of the pork’s authentic flavour and is crafted with care to add that deli-touch in seconds.
Growing up on Mer Island in the Torres Strait, head chef and owner of Mabu Mabu, Nornie Bero, wants to help people understand native flavours and to use them in their every-day cooking. Located on Wurundjeri land in Yarraville in Melbourne’s trendy inner west, ‘Mabu Mabu’ means ‘help yourself’, which is exactly what Nornie wants you to do with this recipe for decadent ‘Island Pancakes’, using DON® Crafted Cuts Bacon.
Sometimes simpler really is better, and this no fuss salad by Simon Cosentino (Via Porta) is just as Nonna would have wanted. With its juicy heirloom tomatoes, freshly whipped buffalo ricotta and burnt onion vinaigrette, all topped off with Don ® Ready Bacon, this recipe will transport you straight to southern Italy, giving you more time to enjoy it with the people that you love. Buon appetito!
Victor Liong, an Australian with Chinese/Malaysian heritage was in search of his culinary identity and looking to forge a deeper connection with his culture. After landing a job in his early 20s with chef Dan Hong at Marque, Victor discovered a new way to embrace his love of food and explore his cultural roots. Victor has gone on to open Lee Ho Fook in Melbourne’s CBD and CHUUKA in Sydney, bringing together traditional Chinese dishes and flavours with the modern flair of Australian cuisine. Watch how he creates delicious dumplings using DON® Thinly Sliced English Style Leg Ham.
With over 25 years of hospitality experience, Mark Sainsbury is the executive chef at Park Hyatt Melbourne. Mark has recently moved from The Montague Kitchen at Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill to the Hyatt Group’s Park Hyatt Melbourne. In his role as executive chef, Mark brings his philosophy of Food. Thoughtfully sourced, Carefully Served to the menu. Watch Mark create tasty Chicken Tacos with DON® Mild Hungarian Salami Salsa.
Born and raised in Argentina, Dan’s driving passion is food and, most of all, honesty when it comes to food. His food style is multi-faceted combining influences from his French training, Australian lifestyle and South American heritage. Formerly the Head Chef at Fenix and Made establishment’s Hellenic Hotel and Hellenic Republic, Dan has returned to his homeland roots and is currently head chef at Asado, as well as the owner of Dan’s Empanada Bar. Watch him create a traditional Argentinian Locro using DON® Kabana, DON® Chorizo and DON® Premium Butcher’s Style Bacon.
Maria grew up in a family passionate about food, so it was no surprise that at 18 she left her home country of Estonia to pursue a culinary education in the United Kingdom. After studying and working full time, Maria travelled to Australia and took on a position at Spanish institution, Anada. She quickly climbed her way to the top as head chef before joining the family-owned winery, Tokar Estate. Watch her create a tasty Paella using DON® Thinly Sliced Chicken Breast and DON® Chorizo!
Georgina is no stranger to heat in the kitchen, working in Michelin-starred restaurants in London and New York and at just 19, was named ‘best young chef’ by the Observer Food Monthly. Georgina joined Melbourne’s Anchovy earlier this year and has been inspired by the eatery’s modern Asian cuisine. Watch her create a delicious vermicelli noodle bowl with XO sauce made using DON® White Hungarian Salami, for the ultimate flavour kick!
Reuben has worked under some of the most celebrated and well-known chefs in the world before making a name for himself in Melbourne at The Press Club and Elektra Dining Room. Reuben shares his take on a tasty, family friendly spaghetti and mussel dish with delicious DON bacon.
Adam has established an enviable reputation as one of Australia’s most prominent chefs. Best known for his award-winning Melbourne restaurants Tonka and Coda, watch how he creates this delicious family-friendly recipe with a twist on the classic breakfast staples of eggs and ham.
Daniele is an Italian chef from Melbourne’s Vue De Monde with extensive global experience. Watch how Daniele creates an easy and delicious family favourite by adding a flavoursome twist to your boring pantry staple of rice.